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Moonlight Ride for Hunger – Look For Bicycles On Bayview and Memorial Bridges Saturday Evening

The Moonlight Ride for Hunger takes place this Saturday evening in Quincy. The ride consists of three different courses for adults, and a kids ride for youth ages 10-15...

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

IDOT Announces Memorial Bridge Re-Opening Date

After months of "one lane in, one lane out", the Memorial Bridge in Quincy is set to reopen.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images

The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today

If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was that the levy failed thanks to the assistance of Quincy native James Scott, who was eventually convicted of "creating a catastrophe" by removing sand bags in the area of the levee break. Would the levee have held back the rising water on its own?  Only God knows.

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Kurt Parsons

Man Jumps From Bayview Bridge

Quincy Police are investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped from the Bayview Bridge. 

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Bayview Bridge, Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Bridge Work at Hannibal and Quincy

You can expect delays on the Mark Twain Memorial Bridge at Hannibal and on the Bayview Bridge at Quincy.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Memorial Bridge in Quincy Has Been Reopened

The Quincy Memorial Bridge, that spans the Mississippi River between West Quincy and Quincy, is now open to traffic after being closed for five days due to flooding. 

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Happy 25th birthday, Bayview Bridge! Now…who has the fireworks?

I am slow sometimes.  OK...I am slow much (if not all) of the time.  And this morning, while looking at videos of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, I began wondering how old the Bayview Bridge in Quincy is.  According to the info on Wikipedia, the Bayview was opened on August 22, 1987.  Even with my bad math skills, I figured out (after about 20 minutes of trying to figure out how to carry the 2) that August 22, 2012 will be the 25th birthday of the Bayview Bridge opening.

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Jim Dyson - Getty Images

Questions I Need Answers To

I saw a great question at MSNBC.com today.  "Why Do We Let Politicians Hold Our Babies?" That made me think (the process where trouble often begins)...there are a lot of other questions that I need answers to.

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